Canton, GA - In honor of all Health Care Workers and first responders, the Canton Funeral Home and Cemetery at Macedonia Memorial Park dedicated a statue for their tireless efforts in the controlling and taming the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. A formal dedication will take place in the near…

ALPHARETTA, GA - Many Alpharetta businesses are opening their doors once again under new guidelines and procedures and the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau is committed to being the most reliable resource in providing the most up-to-date information on which Alpharetta businesses ar…

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Place of Forsyth is celebrating its 45th year of serving the area, and perhaps never has the need been so strong for the organization.

It’s been three years since Chris Harbour began working for the Walt Disney Company, but the former Northwestern Middle School drama teacher says he still sees his time at Milton as one of the highlights of his life.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. —Meals by Grace has provided tens of thousands of meals in recent weeks, but the organization still faces an increased demand while supplies dwindle.  

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The City of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta will host a Virtual Memorial Day Tribute at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25.  The ceremony will feature a combination of live and recorded content that will be livestreamed from Brooke Street Park behind Alpharetta City Hall. T…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — While COVID-19 has disrupted many camps and volunteer activities, two local Girl Scouts have not let the pandemic stop them from serving their community.

NORTH METRO ATLANTA, Ga. — Along with hundreds of her classmates at Northwestern Middle School in Milton and hundreds of thousands of students across the nation, seventh grader Vanshika Singh has been forced to adjust to a “new normal” in which home is also school and interactions with frien…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Though shelter-in-place orders have been lifted, the Spruill Center for the Arts has announced that it will not offer in-person classes until later this summer.

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Troy Matthews says he’s no different from almost all restaurant owners, forced to find more ways to do business and keep his eateries afloat. Matthews is the owner of two Freshii locations, in Crabapple and in midtown Atlanta. Both have seen sharp revenue declines COVID-19.

Alpharetta Rotary raised more than $107,000 for area charities in its first Donation Derby fundraiser held on Zoom and Facebook Live May 2.

The event was a tribute to local Rotarian and incoming Rotary District Gov. Kirk Driskell, who had been scheduled to attend a district conference at Jekyll Island on Derby Day this year. When the conference was canceled, local club members decided to honor Driskell with a fundraiser.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Cumming Goodwill Store and Donation Center unlocked its doors Wednesday after a month-long closure. The Ga. 9 store is one of 20 locations included in a “measured” reopening of Goodwill of North Georgia’s 65 stores and 55 donation centers. The Cumming location will …

With an ongoing pandemic, now is the time for estate planning and granting financial or medical power of attorney. That’s the word from Joe Anne Swain from Roswell-based Swain Law Firm. 

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Susan Roper Youdell of Alpharetta was recently awarded a certificate for her 25 years of membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The award was presented at Alpharetta’s Mansell House by Patriots of Liberty Chapter Regent Donna Loudermilk. 

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — King’s Ridge Christian School senior Braxton Chadwick has started the Bloom to a Room campaign to bring a bit of the outdoors to seniors in care facilities during the coronavirus pandemic. Chadwick is delivering blooming flowers to those in living assisted communities, ma…

Fans of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” in which a TV weatherman becomes stuck in a time loop, could find some semblance in a story taking place in Alpharetta.

Jim Dunn’s family gathered from three states in mid-March to mark his birthday, but with the spread of coronavirus and shelter-in-place orders they are still together a month later. But, they’re making the most of it, celebrating Dunn’s birthday each Saturday night.

In normal times, thousands would flock to churches and synagogues this week to celebrate Easter and Passover. With social distancing measures expected to continue at least through the end of April, faith leaders have been forced to adapt.

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March 2020 closed out with a record-breaking pollen count of 7,113. The yellow-green film has covered outdoor furniture and vehicles, sometimes creating a decorative touch. A year ago, the pollen count was 951 as March ended. Doctors encourage residents learn the symptoms associated with allergies to help them discern from colds or something more serious. 

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NORTH METRO ATLANTA — Local childcare facilities are feeling the crunch as thousands of parents are now working remotely and opting to keep their kids at home during the coronavirus pandemic. With enrollment numbers in freefall and safety concerns for teachers, kids and their families, many …

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Milton’s Chip Burger, 59, has no pre-existing conditions or underlying health problems. He avoids high-risk behaviors and is in overall good health. However, he said the novel coronavirus still “caught up with him,” and resulted in a nine-day stay at Wellstar North Fulton…

MILTON, Ga. — Traditional gatherings have been on hold for a few weeks now, but some are finding creative ways to celebrate milestones. That was the case March 31 when neighbors, coworkers, families and friends drove by the home of Milton resident Anita Martin, honking their horns and waving…